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Source: AP - It's Plan B in the fight against climate change: cooling the planet by sucking heat-trapping CO2 from the air or reflecting sunlight back into space.
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Source: SciDev.net - Island nations in the developing world are especially well placed to benefit from technology that exploits a new potential source of energy from sea water: ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC), experts have said.
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - Lord Nicholas Stern, author of a landmark 2006 study on climate change, says his conclusion that global output could dive 5-20 per cent without action to curb greenhouse gases was an underestimate.
Source: Bernama - Experts said it is vital for children to actively participate and contribute to decisions and plans concerning climate change, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.
Source: Business Recorder - The European Union announced Wednesday sweeping new guidelines to curtail state support for renewable energy production, while still allowing governments to shield energy-intensive industries from high power bills.
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Source: Wall Street Journal - A key United Nations report is expected to suggest that governments will have to drastically reduce greenhouse-gas emissions to meet international goals to reduce the impact of global warming.
Source: ITAR-TASS - Latvia has spoken in favour of Polands idea to create a European energy union, Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma told a joint news conference with Polish head of government Donald Tusk on Wednesday.
Source: RTCC - World Bank and Merrill Lynch among those working on Climate Finance Lab to speed up $100bn fundraising goal
Source: CBS News - You probably don't think much, if at all, about palm oil -- but the versatile vegetable oil can be found in more than half of all packaged products used by American consumers -- including lipsticks, soaps, shampoos and even ice cream.
Source: GreenBiz - The world's first net-zero energy skyscraper soon will grace the center of Jakarta, Indonesia the Pertamina Energy Tower.
Source: Reuters - Sweden has agreed to buy at least 4 million U.N.-backed carbon credits at above market rates from projects that will distribute more than half a million household cookers across African nations, the government said on Wednesday.
Source: Bloomberg - Wind-power installations will climb to a record this year, driven by resurgent U.S. demand and growth in developing nations from Brazil to China, the Global Wind Energy Council predicted.
Source: Financial Times - Heavy industry won significant concessions at the expense of consumers on Wednesday in new EU guidelines on state energy subsidies that green groups fear will undermine the growth of renewables.
Source: AFP - La nouvelle ministre de l'Ecologie et de l'Energie, Ségolène Royal, a fixé mercredi ses quatre "grands chantiers", réaffirmant que le dossier de la "transition énergétique" était "une des priorités" du gouvernement Valls.
Source: New Straits Times - The creation of a 'People-Centred Asean' will be the central element and overarching theme of Malaysias chairmanship of Asean next year.
Source: Christian Science Monitor - In the Arctic, where, thanks to global warming, permafrost is failing to live up to its name, more organic material is becoming available, and this could spell even more global warming.
Source: Philippine News Agency - The onset of the rainy season and the typhoons that come with it have understandably elicited apprehension among many Filipinos who fear another supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) may visit them.
Source: Financial Times - A White House climate initiative has boosted a quixotic search for the cow of the future, a next-generation creature whose greenhouse gas emissions would be cut by anti-methane pills, burp scanners and gas backpacks.